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Alive: The True Story of the Andes Survivors
 

Alive: The True Story of the Andes Survivors (Paperback)

By Read, Piers Paul

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In 1972, a Fairchild plane crashed in the Andes mountains. Those who survived were hopelessly lost in one of the most isolated places on earth. This title exposes the inescapable truth and stark courageousness of how they lived to tell their story.

ISBN 9780099574521
Published 18 October 2012 by Cornerstone
Interest Age Young Adults
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In the Heart of the Sea: The Epic True Story That Inspired Moby Dick

In the Heart of the Sea: The Epic True Story That Inspired Moby Dick (Paperback)

By Philbrick, Nathaniel

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The epic true-life story of one of the most notorious maritime disasters of the 19th century.

ISBN 9780006531203
Published 17 November 2000 by HarperCollins
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True Grit
 

True Grit (Paperback)

By Grylls, Bear

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ISBN 9780552168786
Published 6 June 2014 by Transworld Publishers
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The Reaper: Autobiography of One of the Deadliest Special Ops Snipers

The Reaper: Autobiography of One of the Deadliest Special Ops Snipers (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Irving, Nicholas; With Brozek, Gary

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'They call me The Reaper ...' The Reaper tells the incredible true story of the legendary Nicholas Irving, and his journey from wayward Maryland kid to the 3rd Ranger Battalion's deadliest Master Sniper. Irving delivers a gripping first-person account of his development as an exp ...

ISBN 9781863957090
Published 28 January 2015 by Black Inc
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Don't Look Down: Off-The-Map Enterprise in Unforgiving Places
 

Don't Look Down: Off-The-Map Enterprise in Unforgiving Places (Paperback)

By Breen, John

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It was more the love of adventure, the challenge that made John Breen take on the difficult jobs' the ones no one else wanted, but what an adventure it turned out to be. The first job John Breen and John Symons did together was the single-mens' quarters in the just-starting out n ...

ISBN 9781877566745
Published 1 October 2014 by Halcyon Press
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Unbroken

Unbroken (Trade Paperback/Paperback, Film tie-in edition)

By Hillenbrand, Laura

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Now a major film directed by Angelina Jolie to be released in 2014, this is the true story of one incredibly resilient WWII flier from the author of 'Seabiscuit'.

ISBN 9780008108342
Published 14 November 2014 by HarperCollins
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The Murder of Allison Baden-Clay
 

The Murder of Allison Baden-Clay (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Murray, David

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How did a father with no criminal history come to be on trial for the brutal murder of his wife? It began with a phone call to Brisbane police on 20 April 2012. Allison, wife of real-estate agent Gerard Baden-Clay, was missing. When investigating officers arrived at the family ho ...

ISBN 9781742759838
Published 12 December 2014 by Random House
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Well-come Grace
 

Well-come Grace (Paperback)

By Tocher, Suzanne

A poetic memoir of resilience through faith and in therapy. Many ask themselves the question Am I normal? but for relatively few this becomes an obesession. This is the story of someone for whom coming to faith was necessary but insufficent for total recovery, therapy and counsel ...

ISBN 9781897913901
Published 1 January 2013
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Flight 232: A Story of Disaster and Survival
 

Flight 232: A Story of Disaster and Survival (Hardback)

By Gonzales, Laurence

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A dramatic and extraordinarily rare survivors' view of a major air crash, twenty-five years after the tragedy.

ISBN 9780393240023
Published 27 August 2014 by WW Norton & Co
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The Thieves of Threadneedle Street: The Victorian Fraudsters Who Almost Broke the Bank of England

The Thieves of Threadneedle Street: The Victorian Fraudsters Who Almost Broke the Bank of England (Hardback)

By Booth, Nicholas

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Late in 1873, London was gripped by the astonishing story emerging from the highest court in the land, where four American conmen were on trial for attempting the greatest financial scam the world had ever seen. Their leader, Austin Bidwell, had hatched a plan of devilish ingenui ...

ISBN 9780752493404
Published 1 April 2014 by Woodslane Pty Ltd
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